OPPO K9s with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 778G launched: price, specifications


  • OPPO has launched a new smartphone in its K-series
  • The OPPO K9s is quite similar to the K9 Pro
  • The latest offering is powered by a Snapdragon 778G SoC

OPPO K9s has been launched in China today. It is the third device in the brand’s K-series after the standard and Pro variants that debuted earlier in May and September this year respectively.

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Prior to launch, OPPO had teased a few key specifications of the K9s. The latest offering is quite identical to last month’s K9 Pro in terms of design, display, and camera. However, it also comes with a new processor, a bigger battery, and a cooling system. Read on to know more about the smartphone below.

OPPO K9s specifications and features


The OPPO K9s is the third smartphone in the brand’s K-series

The OPPO K9s comes with a 6.59-inch punch-hole display bearing an FHD+ resolution and 600 nits peak brightness. It features a 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. On the back, the device has a rectangular camera module with an elongated design. 

The OPPO K9s sports a triple rear camera setup comprising a 64MP main lens, 8MP ultra-wide unit, and a 2MP macro sensor. The device comes with a 16MP front-facing snapper for selfies. 

Under the hood, the OPPO K9s is powered by a Snapdragon 778G processor. It is offered in either 6GB or 8GB RAM option with both packing 128GB native storage expandable via a microSD card slot. The device is also equipped with a multi-dimensional liquid cooling system for reducing temperatures. It comes with X-axis linear motor for immersive vibration and haptic feedback. The smartphone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. 

On the software front, the OPPO K9s runs ColorOS 11.2 based on Android 11 out of the box. Connectivity options on the smartphone include dual-SIM 5G, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.2, USB-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 

OPPO K9s pricing and availability

The OPPO K9s is offered in Obsidian Warrior, Neon Silver Sea, and Magic Purple Quicksand colours. The smartphone’s base variant is priced at RMB 1,699 (~Rs 19,930) while the 8GB + 128GB option costs RMB 1,899 (~Rs 22,276). The smartphone is up for pre-orders in China from today. 

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